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Apr
25
Sat
Older Girl Adventure Weekend at the US National Whitewater Center @ US National Whitewater Center
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

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Join Girl Scouts from Peaks to Piedmont and Hornets’ Nest for the adventure of a lifetime! As always, you can purchase a pass that gives you access to all of the center’s facilities. New this year, girls will have the opportunity to participate in special, facilitated sessions such as kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, wilderness survival training, canopy tours and more!

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2015

FEE: See options below

  • Camping, Smores & Breakfast (8 p.m., Saturday to 8 a.m., Sunday) – $22
  • 1-day All Sport Pass (Saturday or Sunday) – $52
  • 2-day All Sport Pass (Saturday and Sunday) – $99
  • Climbing (10 a.m. to noon, Sunday only) – $20
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday; OR 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday) – $45
  • Group Kayak Sampler (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 2 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday; OR, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday; OR 2 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday) – $65
  • Wilderness Survival Course (1-5 p.m., Saturday) – $65
  • Low Ropes Cooperation Course (1-5 p.m., Saturday) – $59

BRING: detailed list included in confirmation

May
1
Fri
Catawba Science Center Girl Scout Camp-In @ Catawba Science Center
May 1 @ 5:45 pm – May 2 @ 9:30 am

Spend the night checking out the night sky in the Millholland Planetarium and watching a planetarium show. Get up close and personal with the aquarium animals. Have a crash course in chemistry with liquid nitrogen demos and spend time with Girl Scout Cadettes, making a craft to take home as well. The fee includes rotation of four classes in the evening, one snack and breakfast. A minimum of 40 girls need to register for CSC to hold the camp-in. Participants must follow the adult-to-girl ratios outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints. To register, visit www.catawbascience.org to download a registration form or e-mail camps@catawbascience.org. Return the completed registration form via FAX: 828-322-1585 or MAIL: Catawba Science Center PO Box 2431 Hickory, NC 28603. A $5 late fee will be charged after the registration deadline. Refunds are available two weeks prior to camp-in, minus a $10 administrative fee. No refund available after this date.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2015

GIRL FEE: $35

ADULT FEE: $10

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle

Leaderee @ Keyauwee Program Center
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – May 3 @ 12:00 pm

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Join us for Leaderee at Keyuawee Program Center!

Learn more about the various sessions available!

May
2
Sat
Go Climb – Rock Climbing @ Pilot Mountain State Park
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Discover rock climbing! Join Thrifty Adventures for a half-day introduction to the awesome sport of rock climbing. No experience necessary. During this course you will learn basic knots, climbing techniques, safety practices and checks, as well as climbing terms and lingo.

Please Note: The approach to the climbing area is less then a 1/2 mile on a gravel trail with little change in elevation. There is a short staircase down to the climbing area that is steep. Thrifty Adventures will have guides spotting everyone as they descend the stairs; if needed the guides can carry your bag down the stairs for added safety!

Participants must provide their own transportation to site and must provide their own food and plenty of water. Climbing gear provided by Thrifty Adventures. If the morning session fills, an afternoon session is available. If we happen to fill both sessions, Thrifty Adventures will open the following Sunday. To learn more and access the waiver, please visit Thrifty Adventures

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and adults

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2015

FEE: $55

BRING: water, snacks, sunscreen, proper footwear (hiking/athletic shoes)
Please note: Bring an appropriate back pack to carry gear, food and water. All climbers must be “hands-free” for hiking to and from climbing locations (string bags are not good for this type of activity).

Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Women’s Leadership Institute 101 @ Center for Creative Leadership
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Join us for an orientation to the institute as we kick off our partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership at their beautiful campus in Greensboro. Girls will choose two sessions from leadership themed topics such as: conflict management, leadership around the world, personality profiles and values/ethics. During lunch, participants will interact with successful, local business women as they share insight into what they do, how they got to this point in their careers and invaluable leadership lessons. Optional overnight accommodations available at Keyauwee Program Center and will include Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and Sunday morning climbing wall session.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2015

GIRL FEE: $50; optional overnight fee – additional $25 per person

ADULT FEE: $15; optional overnight fee – additional $25 per person

BRING: if staying overnight, sleeping bag, pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes or closed toe shoes and appropriate clothes for the weather

Barn Rat University @ Circle C Equestrian Center at Keyauwee Program Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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Can’t get enough horse time? Come to Barn Rat University and participate in hands-on horsemanship lessons. Topics will change each month. Confirmations will not be sent for this event. Programs start promptly at 6 p.m. Please e-mail circlec@girlscoutsp2p.org with any questions.

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2015

GIRL FEE: $5

BRING: water bottle, clothing and footwear appropriate for working outside and with horses

May
6
Wed
Service Center & Shops Closed
May 6 all-day

The service centers and shops are closed for a staff development training.

May
8
Fri
Explore Cleveland County Overnight @ Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – May 9 @ 8:00 am

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Discover some of what Cleveland County has to offer as you explore downtown Shelby. Girls will rotate through hands-on stations at the Earl Scruggs Center and Cleveland County Arts Council. Watch a movie together and enjoy a light snack before lights out. Saturday morning breakfast is included.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes (grades K-8) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2015

GIRL FEE: $30

ADULT FEE: $30

May
9
Sat
Archery Instructor @ Girl Scout Learning Center
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

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Archery course meets requirements for USA Archery Association Level I council archery instructor. Includes use of equipment, techniques of shooting, safety and injury prevention. Participants receive National Archery Association manual to keep.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 27, 2015

FEE: $30 for registered Girl Scout member; $60 for non-Girl Scout member

BRING: pencil and notebook, lunch, snacks, dinner and drinks for the day, unbreakable cup and pocketknife